Published date: 2 November 2020

Last edited date: 27 November 2020

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 9 December 2020, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Laboratory, optical and precision equipments (excl. glasses) - 38000000

Location of contract

United Kingdom

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

2 November 2020

Closing date

9 December 2020

Closing time


Contract start date

4 January 2021

Contract end date

6 January 2025

Contract type

Supply contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

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This tender is to establish a framework of preferred suppliers to provide various lab equipment as and when it is required to Centre for Process Innovation (CPI). This equipment is based on specifications primarily to support mammalian and microbial upstream activities at CPI's Biologics business unit, however, may be utilised across all of CPI's sites should items under the categories defined in the tender be required. This tender is to cover the call-off requirements as and when required by CPI. This framework agreement is split into the following lots:
Lot 1 - Static incubators (Microbial and mammalian)
Lot 2 - Shaking Incubators (Microbial and mammalian)
Lot 3 - Light microscopes (Upright and inverted)
Lot 4 - Epifluorescence microscopes
Lot 5 - Osmometers
Lot 6 - Microbiological safety cabinets/enclosures

About the buyer

Contact name

CPI Procurement




01740 625716


Closing: 9 December 2020, 12pm